Behind the App: The Story of Kali Linux


If you’ve ever tried to crack Wi-FI passwords or test for security vulnerabilities on your network, then you’re likely familiar with Kali Linux. It’s a security-focused version of Linux that offers a multitude of tools to seek out weaknesses and secure your network.

It began out of necessity for lead Kali developer Mati Aharoni (known as muts in the community). While doing professional security work he needed a variety of security tools without being able to install any software on his client’s systems, and so he took to Linux. We spoke with Mati to learn more about how it started and how the community-driven project has grown and evolved over the years into one of the leading security-focused Linux distributions.

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